Myron Bresnick, who introduced hundreds of foreign films to the U. He was Bresnick began his career in with a job at the Walter O.
The non-profit organization houses an extensive collection of 35mm and 16mm prints, dcps, DVDs, books, periodicals and articles. Students are involved in all aspects of the archive's research, outreach and teaching activities and also gain valuable non-academic experience in subtitling and library, conference and arts management. In order to fulfill its dual mission—to make DEFA films available and better known, and to broaden understanding of filmmaking in the GDR by interdisciplinary critical scholarship—the DEFA Film Library undertakes a range of scholarly and support activities.
To the teacher uncomfortable with such topics, classroom films were a godsend. They depicted the reproductive system in anatomical detail Growing Girls or through puzzling symbolism The Wonders of Reproduction, produced by the Moody Institute of Science. Beyond sex education, classroom films addressed a wide array of social issues, from the importance of cooking skills You're the Judge, starring a young Bonnie Franklinto self-defense Attack and how to appear more pleasing to others Improve Your Personality.
Gender Reel, is open to lending out videos, although the ability to do so is contingent on copy write regulations and permission from individual film and video makers. All That Sheltering Emptiness explores the typical narratives of desire, escape and intimacy to evoke something more honest. A former boxer from Ecuador, Angel is now a transsexual prostitute in France.
It is generally used for non-theatrical e. During the s, the format was often referred to as sub-standard by the professional industry. In addition to making home moviespeople could buy or rent films from the library, a key selling aspect of the format.
Indiana University Indiana University. In what promises to be an entertaining if not informative evening, this month we present 16mm films that offer a glimpse of American educational programming addressing the highs and the lows of sexual relationships. This month our guest programmer, Alyssa Bossenger is a dual Ph. While these films feature formal sex education, Alyssa focuses on how people find information about sex through television and the internet.
The Kinsey Institute's extensive collection of film and video includes over 12, items and encompasses both commercial and amateur productions. The Kinsey Institute film archive consists of approximately film titles ranging in date from through the s. The collections contain a variety of formats including super 8, 8mm, 16mm and 35mm.